|Learning Objective: To understand what a character is and to learn how to create a good character.|
A character is a person in a literary text. The can be the main character or a
minor character depending on how much importance you give them. They can
either narrate the story (first person narrative) or you can follow them through
someone else’s perspective (third person narrative.)
When you want to create a character for a story there are lots of things to
think about. Your character should be interesting and appealing to the
reader and the more different they are the more likely people are to
Below are some useful steps to help you plan a
Step 1: Think about the personality you want your character to have.
Mean, selfless, brave, loyal, honest, deceitful, clever, friendly, timid.
Step 2: Create the appearance of your character, in stories looks are important.
Ugly, fair, blonde, tanned, wrinkled, warty, green, hairy, tall, fat, three eyed, six